How to choose the correct body size for an acoustic guitar
Date Posted:26 July 2013
Acoustic Guitar Body size explained
Body size can be confusing but here is a simple guide to help you choose. This chart works for solid top and solid wood guitars, for basic level
Do you want Volume, Bass, Clarity, or a small size ?
Our smallest body size is the Parlour size (OS50, 00125 and Little Artist all have very small sizes)
A small body size will give you a much clearer sound, but you might lose some volume and you will definitely have less bass. Our small body sizes are OM & mini Jumbo (OM50,OM75,OM190 JM200, JM300)
A dreadnought body size will give a powerful loud sound, but its not as clear.
A Jumbo body size will give heaps of bass, plenty of volume but has the least clarity
What body sizes does Artist Guitars use
What Size is perfect for me ?
If you like delicate finger picking go for a smaller body, if you like your chords loud and strong check out our dreadnoughts or jumbo's
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